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Dr. Alexander Mertes

Dr. Alexander Mertes

Dr. Alexander Mertes
ZHAW School of Management and Law
Public Performance Management and Digital Transformation
Bahnhofplatz 12
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 46 98

Personal profile

Management role

Head, Center for Public Performance Management & Digital Transformation

Position at the ZHAW

Project manager

Professional development teaching

Expertise and research interests

Public Performance Management

Educational background

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Politics and Management
CAS University Didactic
CAS Leadership

Professional milestones

2008-2013: Consultant (Public Sector)
01/14 - 02/18: Research Associate, Institute of Public Management
06/17 - : Member of the UNDP RSCA Expert Pool, Governance and Peace Building Mission
07/17 - : Head, Center for Public Performance Management & Digital Transformation
03/19 - : Lecturer, Institute of Public Management

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed Books and monographs, peer-reviewed Book parts, peer-reviewed Conference contributions, peer-reviewed Other publications Oral conference contributions and abstracts Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Beiträge peer reviewed

Lang, Achim und Alexander Mertes (2011). Die Einführung der elektronischen Gesundheitskarte in Deutschland:
Der Einfluss von Interessenpositionen und Sektorzugehörigkeit auf die Entstehung des Implementationsnetzwerks.
In: Das Gesundheitswesen 73: e12 – e20.

Lang, Achim and Alexander Mertes (2011). E-Health policy and deployment activities in Europe.
In: Telemedicine and e-Health 17, 4: 262-268.

Beiträge / Artikel

Lang, Achim and Alexander Mertes (2012). Governance of Large Innovation Projects. The Implementation of the Electronic Health Card in Germany.
In Bauer, Johannes M., Achim Lang, and Volker Schneider (Eds.).
Innovation Policy and Governance in High-Technology Industries: The Complexity of Coordination. Berlin: Springer.